Ever wonder what whitewater kayaking is like? Bret Pinkham fills us in on the sport--but not only white water. He covers multi-day river trips and fly fishing too. Bret has been an avid whitewater kayaker for more than 20 years now and he owns and runs Golden River Sports where he introduces others to the world of running rivers. Find out how to get 10% off the gear you need for your next trip!
Tamela Rich began her love affair with the open road as a child, traveling with her family in the Vista Cruiser wagon from Ohio to California every other summer. She re-discovered America in the wake of a personal crisis, when she learned how to ride a motorcycle and took her first solo cross-country ride. Tamela learned to ride when she was 48 and three months after getting her motorcycle endorsement, took off on an 18-state 7500 mile solo trip from NC to Oregon and back. Since then she's traveled 47 states and 5 Canadian provinces on her motorcycle, mostly solo. Her award-winning book, "Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons from Friends Who Faced Cancer" was based on two years of cross-country motorcycling for cancer causes.
Listen is as John Knight shares the international adventure of world fly fishing championships! You may be surprised how exciting competitive fly fishing can be. From Bosnia, The Czech Republich, Ireland, and now Colorado, amazing talent compete for the world title. And hear all about the World Youth Fly Fishing Championship coming to the Vail Valley this Aug 10-16. Learn how you can be a part of the action!
And what does the Secret Service have to do with fly fishing? Listen and find out!
Captain Craig Kennedy from Hot Air Expeditions in Phoenix, Arizona stops in to tell us all about what it's like to pilot a hot air balloon. If you've ever been curious about what it's like to be 7000 feet up in one of these things, sit back and enjoy his stories. He takes us on an intriguing ride!
Snowmass 14er trip report! Glissading, backpacking, epic summits, epic trout, and epic scenery. We do a deep dive into what climbing a 14er can really be about. Maroon Bells - Snowmass Wilderness is remarkable! If you like nature, you will love this episode.
Ian Roberts from Avid4Adventure joins Travis Parsons to discuss the value in getting our kids into the outdoors. Too many kids these days are perfectly comfortable sitting on the couch with their eyes glued to a television. It's time to introduc them to the real world!
Listen in as Gary Collins shares his own approach to exploring with his bike and hike combo and also shares how to stay energetic with the Primal Power Method. Alternative biking. Alternative eating. Alternative living. Want to be healthy? Gary gained his insights from working for the FDA, from his sport science degree, and from a lifetime of personal discovery. Now he wants to help you be healthy too.
As if climbing a typical 14,000 ft mountain is isn't enough of an accomplishment, Junaid and his buddy Luke successfully summited every one of the Colorado 14ers in a single trip. Listen in and get inspired!
Greg Rawlings shares inspiring stories from his years as the US Ski Team Paralympic Coach! Listen in as these amazing athletes give us a lesson on overcoming and living life to the fullest! Skiing, biathlon, and more. Don't miss this one!
A 1972 Olympian who competed in the 10,000 meter event, Jeff Galloway is known around the world for his training programs for runners. Jeff spends time with us on this episode discussing what it takes to start and succeed in your running program. He also fills us in on what it was like to qualify for and compete in the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. He also talks about the tragic terrorist events which cast a dark cloud over the games.
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What is it like to find your passion and really go for it? Patricia Gay did just that when she found motorcycles. Before she even finished her first rider class, she had already decided to race! Join us as Patricia shares how much fun riding and racing can be.
Find out how to get a huge discount on your Basic Rider Course!
Bike to the river. Pull your raft out of your pack. Put your bike on the raft. Float the river. Put your raft in your pack. Bike on.
Sound cool? Open up some new adventure routes? You bet it does! Steve Fassbinder shares fun and hilarious stories on pack rafting and bike packing. From summit to sea in Mexico, across hundreds of miles of desert and canyons in Utah, and even through the Grand Canyon, Steve shows us how it's done!
Part 2 of Baja Racing with Erich Reisen. I wanted to give Erich plenty of time to tell us all about the charities his team are working to help out. Listen in and learn how you too can lend them a hand!
Erich Reisen is a Canadian firefighter who wanted to do something good for hummanity while fulfilling a lifelong dream of driving in the Baja 1000. So he got some of his firefighting friends together and they built themselves a Volkswagen Beetle to run in the 5/1600 class. Check it out and be sure to stop by the links to help them complete their fire truck donation to La Mision.